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Old 11th October 2019, 15:50
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Originally Posted by Waighty View Post
Hello Alan,

My main thrust was the benefits he brought to society by building a shipping concern that employed many hundreds of people and who in turn contibuted to the nation through taxes, etc. Also his success in WW1 when he was brought in by Lloyd George to sort the supply system out and making the logisitics of supply to the Western Front a success. Since the Team haven't returned my application and since I forgot to make a copy I can't recall what else I said!

Thanks Mike, Let's hope it succeeds. I have a gut feeling that the sailing ship fleet build up might carry a lot of weight with the abjudicators. Is it a quango, I wonder?
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